The Kabul University
Cinematographer: Asefi Satarzadah, Camera Assistants: Faqrizad and Dost Mohammed, Editor: Saberi
Duration: 00:17:00; Aspect Ratio: 1.366:1; Hue: 70.394; Saturation: 0.098; Lightness: 0.353; Volume: 0.184; Cuts per Minute: 21.802; Words per Minute: 43.311
Summary: Date (Afghan Calendar): 1347
Shows the reopening of Kabul University after renovations in the 60s.
Footage Source: DVCAM tape transfer
Translated by Rajni Prakash
Faculty of medicine is the first institute of the educational institutes of the country which was established in 1311 (1932). This institute has presented hundreds of doctors to the country. Now it is known as Faculty of Medicine under University of Kabul. Students are trained here with the help of modern devices and equipments. Here, the professor is explaining the whole structure of human ear.
Nadir Shah Hospital is the biggest hospital among all. It is a part of Faculty of Medicine. Students of Medical College are learning from expert psychologist and neurologist professors for their daily lessons.
Intern doctors check patients under professors' observation. They do the necessary practical practice here which is necessary for their and the country's future.
Knowledge of the laboratory is a must for any type of medical profession. Laboratories and class rooms are all equipped with modern equipments. Faculty of Medicine has collaboration with Leon Medical College of France. Lots of medical professors here are French. Laboratory of Chemistry is opened in Medical College and students of Pharmacy can also use it. Correct use of the medicine is important for the health standards of Afghanistan. This is very important for our chemistry experts.
Faculty of Science has equipments for Chemistry, Biology and Electronics. The world is running in an electronic era. Our students must know its importance.
Afghanistan's - this big center of education i.e. university is a necessary thing for our country's development. Faculty of Law teaches rules and regulations of other countries.
Our Islamic country teaches students religious science and Arabic Literature through its Shariat (religious law) Faculty. Faculty of literature teaches language and literature, geography, history, and journalism to the students. Language and history is considered very important.
Higher education in journalism is training experts in fields of newspaper, radio and television. Only one batch of graduates has passed out of this department till date.
In modern laboratory of languages, English and other languages are taught. Teacher can give separate lessons to each student through new electronic devices.
Teaching of English as a foreign language in Faculty of Education and the emphasis on its importance doesn't need to be mentioned. Knowing the subjects without knowledge of English is difficult for the students. Students sometimes study the language on their own and teachers correct their mistakes. University is aware of the importance of the foreign language.
Faculty of Economics trains the youth for government and individual jobs. There is a need for lots of people being trained in this field. It is important for our economic issues and the development of a national economy.
Since the number of students for MPCB (maths, physics, chemistry, biology) is more, they gather in a big hall of the university to study mathematics, chemistry, physics, and biology as it is a necessary step for getting admission in university. Lots of students of MPCB try to get specialization in science, medicine, and pharmacy.
This big building in the university is a new, modern hostel building. This building has residence facilities for 2000 students. Four persons live in each room. There are quiet and spacious places for study. Washrooms are spacious and modern. The hostel building is as modern as hostels in any other place in the world. Electricity and central heating system is available in the hostel. Filtered air is sent to double rooms for comfort and studies of students.
Three years ago, three thousand students were studying in Kabul University. Now the number of students is more than three thousand and it keeps on increasing every year. Number of graduates from higher studies is 360. Food court has space for 1500 students at a time. Everything in the kitchen is modern. Food is being cooked in sufficient amounts under the supervision of the students' committee.
Near the hostel, there is a beautiful big building for gymnasium. Physical training is very important for mind and health. Instructors of physical training give guidance to students every day and engage them in various types of sports.
Methods of encouraging arts and drama are being used there. The Association of Drama performs for students and their family members. For the first time, Shakespeare's drama Hamlet was performed by students of Faculty of Education.
This is the Kabul University. Our students come here from various parts of the country. Since all colleges are near each other, the students get to know each other. They work together and participate with each other in practical and social life. Afghanistan's future lies in their hands.